Creative Marketing Strategies with Katy Keller

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  Katy is Raising the Bar: By showing up online and offline in so many different professional networks.  She gives VALUE. By understanding her own habits and implementing strategies that would catch her own attention on social media. By empathizing with her audience so that they can relate to their agency By implementing systems to […]

Let’s Talk Inclusion with Director Melissa Battite

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“I was very comfortable, I was very challenged, I loved who I worked with… but I thought, if I don’t take this opportunity to just try, I’ll never know.” Melissa Battite Tweet Hey everyone, thanks for tuning in again!  This week I had the opportunity to talk with Melissa Battite (CPRP!), who is the Director at […]

Professional Development for Parks & Rec Leaders with Anthony Iracki

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“You are a caretaker of the community, but you need to take care of yourself first.” Anthony Iracki Tweet In this episode, I had the great opportunity to interview Anthony Iracki, MS, CPRP, for an exciting conversation about professional development in the field of parks and recreation. As a young professional, Anthony has some truly […]

Creating, Evaluating, and Marketing Programs with Renee Raney

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Renee Raney loves her job. She is the Parks Operations Supervisor of Events for Cheaha State Park. Each and everyday, people travel to the park to participate in the unique programs and activities the park offers. Whether its “Hammocking 101, the “Women’s Wilderness Weekend,” or the countless other outdoor programs, Renee is behind the scenes making […]

Recruiting Quality Applicants in a Competitive Economy

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Parks & Recreation Tips Recruiting Quality Applicants in a Competitive Economy Brand the Job. Learn the art of selling your seasonal jobs.  Position your seasonal jobs as an incredible learning opportunity to build critical job skills while working in a rewarding position. Optimize Your Application Process. Gen Z and Millennials will probably be your main […]